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Ornament in the form of a boar

Ornament in the form of a boar
206 BCE-220 CE
Han dynasty
H x W: 3.1 x 6.1 cm (1 1/4 x 2 3/8 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Accession Number
Previous custodian or owner
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
To 1916
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), London, to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abel William Bahr, London, in 1916 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 614, pg. 143, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) was a collector and dealer born in Shanghai, China. After he left Shanghai in 1910, he lived, at various points in time, in London, Montreal, and Ridgefield, Connecticut. He established a gallery in New York City in 1920.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Inner Mongolia/Ordos, China